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New York Times, Friday, June 24, 1977

Author:
Bert Beaman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,177
Across
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Did some carpentry : SAWED
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Actors' concerns : CUES
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"___ She Sweet" : AINT
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Star like Sills : PRIMADONNA
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Attic promenade : STOA
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Army no-no : INSUBORDINATION
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Kind of kick : TOP
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Westminster judge's concern : BREED
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Catches : LANDS
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Cry "Wolf!" : ALARM
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Tumult : BABEL
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Setting : SCENE
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Sharif : OMAR
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Corded fabric : REP
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Neighbor of R.I. : CONN
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Moslem ascetic : SANUSI
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"Eureka!" : AHA
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Naïve : UNSOPHISTICATED
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Divinity-school deg. : DTH
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Pay attention : LISTEN
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Kind of duck : DEAD
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Gielgud's title : SIR
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Unoriginal one : APER
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Warbucks : DADDY
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Some are common : NOUNS
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Latin roll-call answer : ADSUM
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W.W.I battle site : MEUSE
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Bikini, for one : ATOLL
51
Wind dir. : ESE
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Like many slum children : UNDERPRIVILEGED
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Wine bucket : ICER
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Habitual : INVETERATE
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Baseball champs: 1976 : REDS
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Earl or duke : PEER
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Runabout's relative : SEDAN
Down
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Patio gear : SPIT
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River through Pisa : ARNO
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Mere handful : WISP
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Bird that can't fly : EMU
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What dilettantes do : DABBLE
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Kitchen utensil : CORER
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Reserved : UNDEMONSTRATIVE
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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___ Diego : SAN
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Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
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Traveled about : ITINERATED
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Fool : NOODLEHEAD
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Hosiery shades : TANS
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Copperfield's first wife : DORA
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He took Rome: A.D. 410 : ALARIC
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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"___ Street Blues" : BASIN
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Runs before the wind : SCUDS
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Self-restraint : CONTINENCE
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Concealed : ENSHROUDED
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Tone down : MUTE
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Rice field : PADDY
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Exports : SHIPS
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Ease, in Paris : AISE
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Carpenter, at times : PLANER
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Bede, of literature : ADAM
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He advocated "brinkmanship" : DULLES
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Customers : USERS
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White-cliff territory : DOVER
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Skirt feature : SLIT
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Alaskan glacier : MUIR
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English composer : ARNE
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Old oath : EGAD
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___ precedent : SETA
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British statesman : EDEN
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Domino spot : PIP
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Prior to : ERE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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